Category Archives: yoga reading

Yoga for Your Type by David Frawley

“For a really effective Yoga practice, it is not enough to mechanically follow a series of set prescriptions” says David Frawley in my favorite section from his book, Yoga for Your Type. This is a useful guide for helping your … Continue reading

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endings are just beginings in disguise

I write this post as I listen to my best breakup mix of all time. Compiled in 2006, damn was it good. Listen below to one of my favorite breakup songs of all time. It’s slow starting, you might have … Continue reading

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yoga and injuries? whatever.

It’s all over the interweb.  This article from the New York Times, How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body, has got the yogis talking to say the least.   I thought the article was a little one-sided and harsh about the … Continue reading

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108 to celebrate

My birthday is coming up soon and I’m going to try to do 108 sun salutationsto celebrate another year of life and blessings; cleanse the body, mind, and soul a bit. I’m predicting it will take 2-3 hours, it usually … Continue reading

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money, sex, or power

“All who are to become teachers will be tested in three areas: money, sex, or power – possibly in all of them.” said Yogi Bhajan according to the book Kundalini Yoga, The Flow of Eternal Power. Isn’t everyone challenged in … Continue reading

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The Heart of Yoga

Some thoughts on incorrect perception from The Heart of Yoga by Desikachar, one of the foremost teachers of yoga in the west. Yoga, of course, is the answer to our worries once again. If we are sure we do not … Continue reading

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Light on Leadership

I just returned from a Leadership Retreat hosted by the SLO Chamber of Commerce during which I was hurled over a 15 foot wall by a bunch of new friends. As I approached the wall, I mumbled “Ok, how do … Continue reading

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The Yamas, not the Llamas

Ever wonder what yoga is beyond super flexibility and zen people wearing black yoga pants and chanting om? One of the historical teachings of yoga is in the ancient text, The Yoga Sutras. I am reading a translation by Sri … Continue reading

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i heart good books

I leave for New York City this Sunday so this week is my last week at home to prepare for my ten day yoga teacher training with Shiva Rea which starts May 21st.  I am more than a little excited.  … Continue reading

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dedication giving loving

I have been slowly but surely reading The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali translated by Sri Swami Satchidananda. I typically meditate and read a bit of the book every morning, although lately I’ve been slacking a little bit. The Yoga Sutras … Continue reading

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